Month: January 2022

How much RAM do I need in my phone in 2022? We have the answer

The most popular phones feature a wide gamut of RAM sizes. At one end you have ultra-premium devices as much as 12GB or 16GB of RAM. At the other end, budget phones, some of which have variants with just 4GB of RAM. Meanwhile, the middle ground is packed with lots of devices with 6GB and often 8GB of RAM.

In general, less expensive phones tend to have smaller amounts of RAM, while the premium, high-end flagships offering more. The question is, how much RAM do you need when buying a new phone? What’s the ideal amount of RAM for an

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Nvidia’s GeForce RTX 3080 Ti GPU Enters The Matrix

A stunning new, special-edition graphics card from Nvidia has appeared on its social media pages in China. An Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080 Ti graphics card wrapped with The Matrix Resurrections tribute design poses from all angles in a Weibo post. Even more excitingly, the limited-edition cards are up for grabs as a prize to Nvidia and The Matrix fans. Unfortunately, this particular competition looks like it is limited to China-only, but read below for some links to similar global contests.

Tom’s Hardware has reviewed several Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080 Ti by AIB partners such as Zotac, Galax, with special

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Researchers discover ‘extremely easy’ 2FA bypass in Box cloud management software

Emma Woollacott

18 January 2022 at 14:01 UTC

Updated: 20 January 2022 at 14:22 UTC

Breaking the Box

Cloud management firm Box has moved to patch a flaw in its SMS-based multi-factor authentication (MFA), just weeks after its temporary one-time password (TOTP)-based MFA was found to have vulnerabilities too.

In a technical blog post today (January 18), Varonis Threat Labs outlined how the technique could allow an attacker to use stolen credentials to compromise an organization’s Box account and exfiltrate sensitive data without access to the victim’s phone.

“Once known, the vulnerability is extremely easy for an unsophisticated attacker

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Hyundai partners with quantum computer company IonQ for battery development

Quantum computer maker IonQ said that it is partnering with Hyundai to use quantum computers to develop more effective batteries.

The partnership will create a battery chemistry model to simulate the structure and energy of lithium oxide, to help improve the performance, costs, and safety of lithium batteries, IonQ said.

Researchers believe quantum computers could operate millions of times faster than today’s advanced supercomputers, potentially making tasks such as mapping complex molecular structures and chemical reactions much faster.

For that to happen, the quantum computers still need to scale up further, say experts. Despite this, companies, from banks to pharmaceutical

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Fishing Paradiso for Android is heaven for fish lovers

Source: Odencat

I don’t know what it is about giant space whales that so deeply resonates with me, but as soon as I see one in any video game, I’m in it for the long haul. That’s how Fishing Paradiso managed to hook me, with a celestial whale informing my spirit that I’ve and gone to heaven. Great news, right? Well, heaven’s cool and all, but is it really as cool as you personally would like? Maybe there’s a way that you can mold heaven into your own perfect paradise?

The bizarre setup was interesting enough, but what ultimately reeled

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Initial Sound Open Firmware Support For AMD Hardware Comes With Linux 5.17

The sound subsystem updates have been merged into the Linux 5.17 kernel with a few notable hardware driver additions this cycle.

First up, there is initial Sound Open Firmware “SOF” support for AMD. The AMD Renoir Audio Co-Processor is now supported with Sound Open Firmware (SOF). The Renoir ACP was previously supported on Linux outside of the SOF path. Back in November when the patches first surfaced I wrote more about Sound Open Firmware coming to AMD hardware with the Renoir audio co-processor being the first supported target.

Sound Open Firmware

Sound Open Firmware was started by Intel and now

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One Netbook A1 Pro: Spannendes Convertible mit Digitizer, Anschlussvielfalt und starken Intel-Prozessoren

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SRAM acquires cycling computer brand Hammerhead

CHICAGO (BRAIN) — SRAM announced Wednesday the acquisition of cycling computer brand Hammerhead. The transaction was completed Dec. 30.

In a news release announcing the acquisition, SRAM said it will continue to develop the Hammerhead Karoo product line under its portfolio that includes RockShox, Zipp, Time Sport pedals, Truvativ, and Quarq.

The latest Hammerhead GPS head unit, the Karoo 2, hit the market in late 2020, and in the last year, Hammerhead achieved “seven times revenue growth, and their community of riders have clocked over a million hours of gravel, concrete, and trails covered.”

“Hammerhead is an amazing brand with

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VICTORY: Google Releases “disable 2g” Feature for New Android Smartphones

Last year Google quietly pushed a new feature to its Android operating system allowing users to optionally disable 2G at the modem level in their phones. This is a fantastic feature that will provide some protection from cell site simulators, an invasive police surveillance technology employed throughout the country. We applaud Google for implementing this much needed feature. Now Apple needs to implement this feature as well, for the safety of their customers. 

What is 2G and why is it vulnerable?
2G is the second generation of mobile communications, created in 1991. It’s an old technology from a time when

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